Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 142 126
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16 +1
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 41 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.00% 0.55% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 2.16% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 32
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -22.58% +6.90%
10th Percentile £379 £158 £269
90th Percentile £590 £382 £456
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.23 £23.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.45% +34.29% -37.12%
10th Percentile £13.53 £21.75 £16.65
90th Percentile £24.34 £25.25 £17.95
South East median hourly rate £18.23 £20.65 £18.00
% change year-on-year -11.72% +14.69% +20.00%

ITIL Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 902 1,017 1,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.95% 25.43% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 482 643
Berkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £236 £236
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £408 £400
% change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 97
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.60 £15.75 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -49.03% +60.52%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.20 £8.29
90th Percentile £39.75 £43.90 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.34 £34.00
% change year-on-year +7.11% -31.35% +100.00%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 10 £438 +75.00% 2
Maidenhead -2 6 £500 - 1
Slough - 3 £500 - 2
Bracknell -6 2 - - 1
Newbury -18 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
ITIL Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 41 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (51.22%) Service Management
3 10 (24.39%) ITSM
3 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
5 8 (19.51%) Remedy
5 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
5 8 (19.51%) Degree
6 7 (17.07%) Service Design
7 6 (14.63%) IT Strategy
7 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (14.63%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (14.63%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
7 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (9.76%) Use Case
8 4 (9.76%) CMDB
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (9.76%) Replication
8 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) SLA
9 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) Change Management
9 3 (7.32%) Workflow
9 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.88%) Acceptance Criteria

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Skype
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
1 9 (21.95%) Service Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Architect
2 6 (14.63%) Service Transition Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Transition Manager
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL Service Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Service Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Strategy Architect
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Process Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Process Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Remedy Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Service Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Services Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
1 2 (4.88%) Spring
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) CMDB
1 4 (9.76%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) ITIL
2 21 (51.22%) Service Management
3 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
3 10 (24.39%) ITSM
4 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) Service Design
6 6 (14.63%) IT Strategy
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Use Case
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Workflow
9 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) APMP
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) GxP
3 1 (2.44%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
1 8 (19.51%) Remedy
2 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.88%) Dynatrace
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) BMC
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) DocuSign
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) TIBCO